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Taito Legends line-up

Firing retros.

Empire and Xplosiv have revealed the vast number of titles that will be on its Taito Legends disc, set for Xbox, PlayStation 2 and PC, this October.

29 old-school arcade games will feature, with some veritable gems from the 70s and 80s taking forefront, including the wonderful likes of Bubble Bobble, New Zealand Story, Rainbow Islands and Rastan. That sudden pang in your chest is the love you're feeling right now for Taito.

Also present will be extra features, such as video interviews with some of the original games' creators; Tomohiro Nishikado (Space Invaders, Space Invaders Part II, Pop 'n' Pop) and Fukio Mitsuji (Bubble Bobble, New Zealand Story, Volfied). Taito Legends will sell for £19.99.

The full 29 games are as follows:

  • Battle Shark
  • Bubble Bobble
  • Colony 7
  • Continental Circus
  • Electric Yo-Yo
  • Elevator Action
  • Exzisus
  • Gladiator
  • Great Swordsman
  • Jungle Hunt
  • New Zealand Story
  • Ninja Kids
  • Operation Thunderbolt
  • Operation Wolf
  • Phoenix
  • Plotting
  • Plump Pop
  • Rainbow Islands
  • Rastan
  • Return of the Invaders
  • Space Gun
  • Space Invaders
  • Space Invaders part II
  • Super Qix
  • Thunderfox
  • Tokio
  • Tube It
  • Volfied
  • Zoo Keeper